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EFF Reports GHCQ and NSA Keeping Tabs On Wikileaks Visitors and Reporters

budr back at ya (82 comments)

Yes, NSA, we're watching you too.

about 5 months ago
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Matthew Garrett Makes Available Secure Bootloader For Linux Distros

budr Re:Fuck secure boot. (274 comments)

What BMO said. Where's a +10 when you need it.

about a year and a half ago
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Cyber Corps Program Trains Spies For the Digital Age, In Oklahoma

budr Re:Go Tulsa...? (118 comments)

Heh. I really don't know, but I'll bet even Vermont has their share of Archie Bunkers.

So you're from Vermont? Do they accept immigrants from flaming red fly-over country?

about a year and a half ago
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Cyber Corps Program Trains Spies For the Digital Age, In Oklahoma

budr Re:Go Tulsa...? (118 comments)

I've lived in Oklahoma my entire life. I know very well how "red" my state is, and isn't. One very selective statistic about a national election held once every four years tells you very little about a state or its people. I suppose you think all Vermonters are flaming socialists because they keep re-electing Bernie Sanders.

about a year and a half ago
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Cyber Corps Program Trains Spies For the Digital Age, In Oklahoma

budr Go Tulsa...? (118 comments)

As an Okie and a techie who's more than a little concerned about online privacy and yro, I don't know whether to be proud or horrified.

about a year and a half ago
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KDE 4.4 Released Alongside Website Redesign

budr help, i'z been slashdotted... (368 comments)

Gee, I was tooling around the kde.org website, seeing what they had done with the new layout, and all of a sudden I can't get to the site. I wonder what coulda happened all of a sudden...

more than 4 years ago
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Triangular Buttons Make On-Screen Keyboards More Usable

budr cue Buddy Holly (287 comments)

That'll be the day.

more than 5 years ago
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AT&T Sends Mixed Message On Behavioral Advertising

budr Never mind the advertising... (27 comments)

An AT&T spokesman also said that the testimony was talking about AT&T's role as an ISP, not an advertiser."

Oh, well then, I feel much better now. NOT.

more than 5 years ago
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People are More Accepting of Spam

budr Re:People are More Accepting of Spam (278 comments)

I don't give a damn what the survey says. I'm not seeing much if any more spam because my filters are smarter than the spammers. And I do not tolerate spam at all. Period.

more than 9 years ago

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partial internet outage, ports blocked maybe?

budr budr writes  |  more than 5 years ago

budr (111245) writes "Starting sometime yesterday I'm having trouble connecting to imap servers, https, almost anything except plain vanilla http. Looks almost as if everything is blocked except port 80. I'm on hughes.net satellite, and other hughes.net customers on the dslreports forum report the same or similar problems. OK, maybe it's a hughes.net problem, but when I mentioned it on the wxqc mailing list, another list member reported similar problems on another, DSL, service. So, is something going on on the net at large? Ports being blocked? Or am I just paranoid?"

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